| Nov 27, 2013
| 12:12 PM
Edward Hall Covell Jr., a leader in Maryland's broiler industry who owned a farm supply business and was named to the Poultry Hall of Fame, died of pneumonia Friday at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The longtime Talbot County resident...
| Nov 24, 2013
WASHINGTON — A group of Virginia Republicans, stung by the loss of the governorship after voters this month rejected Attorney General and Tea Party leader Ken Cuccinelli, are readying what could be one of the toughest intra-party revolts yet against...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:21 AM
The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce and its President and CEO Mike Evans are parting ways after just a year.
The decision not to renew Evans' contract was mutual and he will be stepping down immediately, officials said Monday.
In a written...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 10:50 AM
WASHINGTON This year, several states have done something that's become politically impossible in Congress: They raised taxes to pay for transportation improvements.
From liberal Maryland to conservative Wyoming, states are enacting a variety of tax and...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:40 PM
WASHINGTON -- The primary run-off for a congressional seat in Alabama, seen as a bellweather in the GOP's civil war, closed Tuesday with establishment-backed Bradley Byrne overtaking conservative upstart Dean Young, officials said.
Byrne, a former state...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:34 PM
- His pitch bipartisan and inclusive, Republican Gov. Chris Christie cruised to re-election Tuesday in Democratic-leaning New Jersey amid talk of a possible 2016 presidential run. Democrat Terry McAuliffe narrowly won the Virginia governor’s race,...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Terry Savage, a nationally known expert on personal finance, the market and the economy, asked a group of Naperville business leaders to predict interest rates, the growth of gross domestic product and to highlight one thing to watch for next year that...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:52 PM
His pitch bipartisan and inclusive, Republican Gov. Chris Christie cruised to re-election Tuesday in Democratic-leaning New Jersey amid talk of a possible 2016 presidential run. Democrat Terry McAuliffe narrowly won the Virginia governor’s race,...
| Nov 10, 2013
For many Republicans, Tuesday's off-year elections marked the first big electoral test of two competing strategies for the Grand Old Party's future: "outreach" versus "double down."
That's another way of saying the elections marked a contest between two...
| Oct 6, 2013
At least 100 federal workers usually crowd the Salsa Grill in Woodlawn for lunch. By Friday, the fourth day of the partial federal government shutdown, their numbers dwindled to three.
The Peruvian eatery — across from the Social Security...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:56 AM
With the shutdown dragging along and no discernible progress coming out of Wednesday's meeting between President Barack Obama and Congressional leaders, Republicans bemoaned the Democrats' unwillingness to negotiate. They'll negotiate with the president...